luckier luckier  /ˈlə ki ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) occurring by chance
  2. (adj) having or bringing good fortune
  3. (adj) presaging or likely to bring good luck

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Mwami proved luckier than Biha, managed to conceal himself in an upstairs room until loyal troops recaptured the palace later in the day.
  2. The 24-year-old Dubliner was luckier than British peace activist Ton Hurndall who, in similar circumstances this month in Gaza, was shot in the head and now lies in a coma.
  3. The CEO of EnerVest, a Houston energy-asset-management firm, was luckier than most.

News

  1. The Key to Innovation

    For businesses driven by creativity, hard work doesn't always result in success. In fact, it could hold you back. Why are some entrepreneurs luckier than others? You are not imagining it-some people truly do have better, more predictable outcomes than others. Some serial entrepreneurs may have several successful hits in a row, and others may struggle through several businesses and never get ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

  2. Around the Bases: Thursday's scores and highlights

    Cardinals 2, Mets 1: Adam Wainwright and Matt Harvey did Adam Wainwright and Matt Harvey things in this one, and the Cardinals just happened to get a little bit luckier against Harvey than the Mets could against Wainwright. And a Mets fan did this: Cubs 6, Reds 5 (F/14): The Cubs won this one on a walkoff in the 14th inning, and yet it was only the second-longest game of the day. The Jeff ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "So I think I'm luckier. Shannon was probably breaking more barriers in that way than I have been," added Whitson, who spent six months aboard the space station in 2002.
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Peggy Whitson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "I am not sure who is luckier, Nicole and Joel to have each other, or me, to have both of them in my life," Richie told People magazine Tuesday. "I cannot wait to give away the bride!"
    on Feb 18, 2010 By: Nicole Richie Source: ABC News

  3. Wasps' director of rugby, Ian McGeechan, added: "Time off is time off. Some people are just luckier with how they spend their time off."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Ian McGeechan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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